Classical music

The Vancouver Island Symphony can’t perform in its traditional fashion due to COVID-19, so they’ve set up a series of pop-up concerts, four of which are coming to Saltair this summer. (file photo)

Symphony pop-up concerts coming to central Vancouver Island

Only 40 tickets available for each Vancouver Island Symphony private backyard show

 

The Victoria Symphony Orchestra is in the midst of performing all of Beethoven’s symphonies in March during its Beethoven 250 celebrations at UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium, marking the birth of the great composer. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine

REVIEW: Beethoven’s Fifth a masterpiece to begin March

Victoria Symphony’s Beethoven 250 celebrations open with a bang at the Farquhar Auditorium

 

Soprano Danika Loren and pianist Stéphane Mayer perform a recital of their own compositions at Pacific Opera Victoria’s Baumann Centre on Monday night, March 2. Courtesy Pacific Opera Victoria

POV hosting Home Grown performers on Monday night

Soprano Danika Loren and pianist Stéphane Mayer perform original material March 2 at Baumann Centre

 

REVIEW: Victoria audience experiences ‘The Four Seasons’ at its best

REVIEW: Victoria audience experiences ‘The Four Seasons’ at its best

Germany-based Concerto Köln musicians light up the stage at Alix Goolden Hall

REVIEW: Victoria audience experiences ‘The Four Seasons’ at its best
Beethoven 250: Victoria getting ready to celebrate

Beethoven 250: Victoria getting ready to celebrate

Victoria Symphony to play all nine of the composer’s symphonies during March birthday celebrations

Beethoven 250: Victoria getting ready to celebrate
Renowned German ensemble to play Four Seasons in its entirety

Renowned German ensemble to play Four Seasons in its entirety

Concerto Köln making baroque history in Victoria on Feb. 22 at Alix Goolden Hall

Renowned German ensemble to play Four Seasons in its entirety
The Victoria Conservatory of Music, home to many musical programs for all ages, opens its doors to the public this Saturday during its annual free open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo courtesy Victoria Conservatory of Music

Musical instrument petting zoo and more at Conservatory open house in Victoria

Families invited to drop by to see what’s new at annual free event on Saturday, Sept. 7

The Victoria Conservatory of Music, home to many musical programs for all ages, opens its doors to the public this Saturday during its annual free open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo courtesy Victoria Conservatory of Music
Angela Hewitt, one of the world’s premier Bach pianists, performs in London in 2016. She’s playing at Christ Church Cathedral Aug. 2 as part of the Pacific Baroque Series. Photo by Keith Saunders

MUSIC AT CHRIST CHURCH: Best of Bach’s baroque on tap

Cathedral hosting various concerts and styles featuring J.S. Bach music

  • Aug 1, 2018
Angela Hewitt, one of the world’s premier Bach pianists, performs in London in 2016. She’s playing at Christ Church Cathedral Aug. 2 as part of the Pacific Baroque Series. Photo by Keith Saunders
SUMMER OF CLASSICS: Victoria Symphony concerts heat up July and August

SUMMER OF CLASSICS: Victoria Symphony concerts heat up July and August

Venues range from venerable cathedral to two different waterfront barges

SUMMER OF CLASSICS: Victoria Symphony concerts heat up July and August
Grammy-winning baritone Gino Qualico brings a historical perspective on Canadian opera to the Farquhar Auditorium with Great Voices of Canada, March 25. myspace.com/ginoquilico

Grammy winner offers historical and musical retrospective with Great Voices of Canada

Gino Quilico, accompanied by Victoria’s own Robert Holliston, comes to the UVic stage

  • Mar 9, 2018
Grammy-winning baritone Gino Qualico brings a historical perspective on Canadian opera to the Farquhar Auditorium with Great Voices of Canada, March 25. myspace.com/ginoquilico
Guest conductor featured in Victoria Civic Orchestra St. Paddy’s performance

Guest conductor featured in Victoria Civic Orchestra St. Paddy’s performance

Yariv Aloni keeps busy musically with orchestras and ensembles around Victoria

Guest conductor featured in Victoria Civic Orchestra St. Paddy’s performance
The Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra’s annual spring show features pieces ranging from Brahms to Schubert. It happens March 11 at the University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium. Photo courtesy GVYO

Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra plays spring show at Farquhar

From Schubert to Brahms to Mussorgsky, these young classical musicians

  • Mar 6, 2018
The Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra’s annual spring show features pieces ranging from Brahms to Schubert. It happens March 11 at the University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium. Photo courtesy GVYO